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Temporary Changes to Emergency Services at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre

Service Closures & UpdatesPublic Service AnnouncementsEastern-Rural
Posted: January 30, 2024

Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services advises the public of temporary changes to services at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre due to human resource challenges.

Virtual emergency services will be available from:

Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 8:00 a.m. to Friday, February 2, 2024 at 8:00 a.m.

When virtual emergency services are in place, residents can proceed to the ER at Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre as usual where they will be assessed and transferred to another hospital, if necessary. The emergency department will be staffed by a nurse practitioner and a respiratory therapist, supported by a physician who will be available virtually.

In case of emergency: Patients with a medical emergency who require an ambulance should call 911. Those who feel they have a serious or urgent medical problem should proceed to their nearest emergency department. If you are unsure if you should go to the emergency department, please call the 811 HealthLine or click here.

Other information:

811 HealthLine is available 24/7 to provide:

–          medical advice (including virtual nurse practitioner appointments);

–          health information; and

–          support in a mental health crisis.

For more information, please visit:

For the most up-to-date information on temporary service closures throughout the province, please visit:

NL Health Services thanks the public for their understanding as we continue to focus on providing safe and quality care for people of the Bonavista area.


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